Re: Osz or Osh Slave Labor Camp in Russia, WWII #russia #yizkorbooks #general

Adam Turner

Osh is the name of the second-largest city in Kyrgyzstan. 

I was not able to turn up information on a WWII forced labor camp in Osh, specifically, on a quick Google search, but I wouldn't be surprised if there indeed was one there.

There is at least one documentary about the deportation of Polish Jews to forced labor camps in Central Asia:

An anthology published a few years ago also mentions Polish Jews in Osh, though a quick look didn't seem to specifically mention a Gulag facility or other labor camp there:

Adam Turner

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